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Bangladesh not feeling the benefits of falling grain prices

Bangladesh continues to experience high feed raw material costs despite prices easing globally. Mohammad Nazrul Islam, General Secretary of the Feed Industries Association Bangladesh,...

Lower feed costs help Venky’s turn a better profit

Venky’s India saw a profit turnaround in Q2 2023 with increased poultry sales and lower input costs. The company reported a standalone profit of...

Rabobank expects feed prices to drop further

In most countries, lower feed costs are flowing through poultry value chains, according to Rabobank’s Global Poultry Quarterly Q4 2023 report. Corn prices have dropped...

Home-mixed feed offers a lifeline for independent farms

Independent farmers are finding it hard to survive as they face rising feed costs while losing market share to a growing pool of integrators....

Using cooked swill feed to tame high feed cost

It is always a refreshing time for me to go in the field and talk to farmers. From a farm visit to Cu Chi, I...

New strategies to address Vietnam’s feed needs

The rising prices of feed ingredients are driving Vietnam to increase domestic supply by establishing production hubs for alternative crops for feed use. The Ministry...

Enzymes can help lower feed costs

Enzymes can help livestock and poultry producers in the Philippines address rising production costs. “By using enzymes, producers increase the nutritional quality and digestibility...

Improving cost efficiency via intelligent feeding programs

Feed is the number one cost on a farm, and it is the first component producers should check to see where money might be...

Fertilizer tension to affect Vietnam’s feed cost

The Vietnam Fertilizer Association (VFA) predicts the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war will keep fertilizer prices high in Q1 and affect feed costs. Fertilizer is necessary...

Farmers turn to BSF to reduce feed costs

The rising prices of commercial feed have driven farmers in Vietnam to increase the inclusion of black soldier fly meal (BSFM) in animal feed...

Rains affect poultry production costs in India

Poultry production costs have risen sharply in India with rains affecting supply and quality of raw materials. Onkar Singh Batra, owner of Jeeval Enterprises...

Indian millers moving beyond least cost formulation

Rising feed ingredient prices are encouraging feedmillers in India to move beyond least cost formulation and toward feed optimization, H B Nataraja, founder of...

Thailand expects rise in chicken meat production

The USDA forecasts chicken meat production in Thailand to increase by 2% this year, far below the average annual chicken production growth of 5-8%...

Thailand’s egg prices soar on high feed costs

Farm price of eggs in Thailand rose by USD 0.1/piece in August, up 12.5% month-on-month, driven by high feed costs and demand. Besides high...

Dabaco’s profit plunges on high feed costs

Dabaco Group saw its half-year profits plunge over 2500% to USD 974,000 in H1 2022 from USD 24.7 million the previous year, while revenue...

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